Oscar Schmidt by Washburn all-solid ukeleles are now shipping in the UK 14-Jun-12
OU250 BELL all-solid vintage reissue Bell Ukelele
Sound Technology Ltd has announced shipping of a new range of Oscar Schmidt by Washburn all-solid wood Ukeleles plus a Koa addition to the affordable laminate series. Here's all the details that they have supplied us with:
The OU220 Concert and OU240 Tenor all solid wood ukeleles feature beautiful ribbon striped and solid quartersawn mahogany tops, backs and sides with a satin finish. They offer a mozaic rope rosette and top binding, a 19 fret flame nyatoh neck with an ebony headstock and bridge. The pearl logo and fingerboard, along with the pearl snowflake inlay complement the instrument design. The models come with deluxe Grover GH305 tuners with ebonite buttons and NuBone nut and saddle. Deluxe hard shell case included. The OU220 is £269 RRP inc VAT, the OU240 is £279 RRP inc VAT.
The OU250 BELL is a reissue of a vintage Washburn "bell" shape ukulele popular in the 1920s. It features a solid Trembesi top, back and sides with ivory cellulose body binding, abalone logo, rosette and fret dot inlays. The ukulele has deluxe Grover GH305 tuners with ebonite buttons and a NuBone nut and saddle. Deluxe hard shell case included. The OU250 is £249 RRP inc VAT.
The OU280 features a solid top, back and sides of beautiful Hawaiian Koa. This gloss instrument features a 19 fret ebony fingerboard with dramatic abalone vine inlay, head stock logo, rosette, top binding and back strip inlay. Gold Grover mini-rotomatic deluxe GH305 tuners complement the Koa headstock. A NuBone nut and saddle with ebony bridge and Aquila strings supports one of the most resonating ukuleles in this price class. Deluxe hard shell case included. The OU280 is £576 RRP inc VAT.
Aside from the premium all-solid series, beautiful Hawaiian Koa models are now available in the more affordable laminate series in the form of the OU5 Concert and OU6 Tenor instruments. Both feature select Hawaiian Koa top, back and sides, abalone rosettes and binding, and Grover chrome tuners. In addition, the OU5LCE is a cutaway version of the Concert ukelele featuring an active EQ pickup system and a 19-fret neck. The OU5 is just £144 RRP inc VAT, the OU6 is £174 RRP inc VAT, and the OU5LCE is £210 RRP inc VAT.
Pricing and Availability:
All new models are available in the UK now alongside the existing range of Oscar Schmidt ukes which start at just £54 RRP inc VAT.